Introduction

The camera is attached to the motherboard in your phone. A T6 screwdriver is needed to access the camera.

Parts

No parts required.

Press down the button on the back panel.
  • Press down the button on the back panel.

Push the back cover upwards. Push the back cover upwards.
  • Push the back cover upwards.

Remove the back cover from the phone. Remove the back cover from the phone.
  • Remove the back cover from the phone.

Press the silver button on the top of the phone.
  • Press the silver button on the top of the phone.

Pull the top of the case apart.
  • Pull the top of the case apart.

  • Slide thumbnail down the case seam to separate the rest of the case.

Gently pull the case apart.
  • Gently pull the case apart.

  • Careful! Do not to bend the plastic tabs.

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Using a T6 Torx Screwdriver, unscrew and remove the six screws shown in the picture. Using a T6 Torx Screwdriver, unscrew and remove the six screws shown in the picture.
  • Using a T6 Torx Screwdriver, unscrew and remove the six screws shown in the picture.

Remove the panel that covers the motherboard. If replacing the speaker, stop at this step and skip forward to the first step of the speaker guide.
  • Remove the panel that covers the motherboard.

  • If replacing the speaker, stop at this step and skip forward to the first step of the speaker guide.

Remove the LCD screen frame.
  • Remove the LCD screen frame.

Remove the motherboard.
  • Remove the motherboard.

Locate the camera on the circuit board.
  • Locate the camera on the circuit board.

Place the circuit board on a firm, static free surface (no cloth/carpet).
  • Place the circuit board on a firm, static free surface (no cloth/carpet).

  • NOTE: The circled alignment notch points to the left.

Pull the left holding tabs to the left.
  • Pull the left holding tabs to the left.

Lift out the left side of the camera.
  • Lift out the left side of the camera.

Pull the right holding tabs to the right.
  • Pull the right holding tabs to the right.

Pull camera off of board.
  • Pull camera off of board.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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